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Dec 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
, but the county said the dog cannot be in class. fox 5's stacey cohan has more. >> >> reporter: this is andrew stevens classroom, a chair, a table and mom learning even sitting still being tough for this 12-year-old and the few years ago -- and a few years ago his family found out why. andrew suffers from lennoz- gastaut syndrome. >> that is a very rare form of epilepsy where they have multiple types of seizures that are not controlled by medication. >> reporter: for years nancy kept andrew home terrified for her son's safety, but finally decided he should return to public school. a doctor suggested a service dog. a few weeks ago after a two- year wait alliya joined the family. she's trained to alert when andrew is having or is about to have a seizure and there's something else. implanted in andrew's upper chest also connected him to this dog is something. >> it's kind of hike a pacemaker underneath a pocket of -- like a pacemaker underneath a pocket of his skin and it send off a electronic shock to his brain. >> reporter: alliya wears a magnet around her collar and alerts to seizures by sniff
FOX
Dec 28, 2010 11:00pm EST
should be allowed to contribute to goat. fox 5's stacy hoe -- to society again. fox 5's stacey cohan has the story. >> chuck brown, fair con, don king. >> reporter: the brag wall is extensive but also includes his less impressive moments. >> this is when i was in prison right here. this is the brand banned room. >> reporter: moton is best known as a community activist who co-founded peaceoholics and worked to help inner city kids. >> the first thing that i said, oh, this is great but then i said well, i wonder what would michael vick be doing today if he wasn't given a second chance? >> reporter: most of the young people moton knows don't get jobs out of prison. they don't get credit or college grants either. it's a separate standard for the rich and famous he says, but he hopes vick's success will even the playing field for others. >> he has to keep going in the direction that he's going or it will shut the door on this once again. >> reporter: but people aren't the only ones that need second chances. pitbulls like georgia could use one, too. >> when you think of second chances, you aut
FOX
Dec 28, 2010 6:00pm EST
for their actions should be allowed to contribute to society again. stacey cohan has more. >> reporter: most humane organizations are measured from their reaction. of the united states and peta have offered their best wishes for vick's recovery and some in this city wonder why the rich and famous have the market cornered on rich and famous. and doppler king. >> reporter: the brag wall is extensive and includes his less impressive moments. >> and this is when was in prison here. >> reporter: he he is best known as a community activist who cofounded peaceaholics and this is his reaction to michael vick's rise from prison to premier nfl quarterback. >> the first thing that i said -- and this is great. then i said what would michael vick do today? >> and most of the young people he knows don't get jobs out of prison or credit or college brants -- grants either and that issy separate standard and hopes the success will even the playing field for others. >> and he has to keep going in the direction he's going and that is to shut the door on us once again. >> reporter: pit bulls like georgia could use a s
FOX
Dec 29, 2010 6:00pm EST
plans to present the plan to the full board of supervisors next week. i'm stacey cohan, fox 5 news. >>> and hundreds of d.c. students are being sent to a new school and this is that sign. no one was hurt and meyer elementary closed in 2008 because of the enrollments opened for the students. >>> and in arlington, police are searching for details. a year after a man's murder and they're holding a candlelight vigile and that retired worker was murdered a year ago today while walking to the job and opened the arlington sport and health at 5 a.m. the killer stabbed deaner on 13th street near north jackson and friends have raised more than $25,000 for a reward. >> we would have spent that much money and if it motivates someone to come forward and put someone off the streets who committed murder, then it's well worth the money. >> and the vigil starts at 7:30 tonight at the scene. >>> and prince -- they say a wanted man is armed and dangerous, looking for abdur roland. accused of trying to rob and kill a gas station employee earlier this month. he and another man used a stun gun on the vi
FOX
Dec 29, 2010 11:00pm EST
his budget plan to the full board of supervisors next week. i'm stacey cohan, fox 5 news. >>> a warning from the cdc tonight about tainted alfalfa sprouts. plus what commuters don't want to hear, how much more will you pay to drive the dulles toll road. >>> it seems snow is the jewelry buyer's best friend in north carolina. a wil'mington store owner promises to rebuy everything if it snowed 3 inches. it snowed about 6 so that's about $400,000, being covered by his insurance company.  >> a salmonella outbreak across the country is growing. laura evans is back with your fox 5 top 5. >> the us center for disease control says 94 people have been sickened by tainted alfalfa sprouts. that's number 5. there are cases in virginia and the district. the fda is warning people not to eat sprouts from the farm in illinois because of possible contamination. >>> number 4, a website working to save you money is working to raise money for itself. groupon's board is giving the green light to the company to raise $950 million in financing. google reportedly t
FOX
Dec 30, 2010 6:00pm EST
animals and happened on national bridge court in monasses and stacey cohan has more. >> reporter: the monasses city police investigated this as a case of animal cruelty. some neighbors seem to think the dog owner was a lonely and misguided animal lover. >> do you have any comments about the procedure of your animals? >> reporter: this is the monasses woman who accused of keeping 21 dogs in unliveable position. she was busy taking her belongings out of the house and that is domed unfit for human has beenitation. stickers and signs outside of the home make it clear she was a dog lover and one neighbor who wouldn't give her name, is clamming to be running a rescue organization. >> we knew she was a dog rescuer and she took the dogs in danger of dieing. >> reporter: conditions inside the home were also put in the dogs in danger and animal feces, acrid ammonia and trash debris covered the inside, according to law enforcement. and the dogs were small breeds like this. poodles, papillion's and malt ease. >> i think she loved the animals without any question. i think she didn't have a se
FOX
Dec 31, 2010 6:00pm EST
when rain and warm temperatures move in? we sent fox 5s stacey cohan to find out. >> reporter: the ice here is hacked with skaters and they told me how to make sure this stays frozen so all of these families can have fun. there are the long laces, the patient waiting, and then the doors open and the holiday skaters are off for a spin around the frozen water in the middle of the shopping center. the rake is so popular during winter break that they offer extended hours. but what about that sun beating down on the not-so-chilly damage day? that doesn't have this manager sweating. >> we have chillers downstairs and basically that is antifreeze that runs through peoples that are underneath the ice right here. >> reporter: and this is that high-tech aspect melt system. the pipes draw the heat out of the ice and keep it nice and frosty. the system is adjusted daily, depending on the forecast and what about rain? >> that is where the tool that is fun to watch and more fun to name, the zambonis comes in to play. >> if it rains, basically, what i will do is with the zambonis, i will do a dry cut
FOX
Dec 27, 2010 10:00pm EST
sales were up over 15%, but stores are always willing to welcome more shoppers. stacey cohan found some who went out today to get the goods they didn't get on christmas. >> gary, can you please come down to the service desk and help out? >> reporter: brian rizinz is a busy man. the rockdale target store he manages is packed 1 wanted package returns and sale -- with unwanted package returns and sale seekers. it seems the sixth sense of shoppers was delayed. >> we're getting a lot of that today. >> reporter: so what is everybody returning here? you name it. everything from bathing suits to barbie shoes, but what is their loss can be your gain. clearance sales are in full swing and you may get some returned items at bargain prices. here at target every fluffy stocking and sparkling ornament are deeply discounted. you can even get a little hope at half price. >> it's a pretty good deal, yeah. 50% off and ready for next year. >> reporter: if next year is a repeat of this year, retailers will be rejoicing. mastercard a spending pulse is reporting a 5 1/2% uptick in sales. total spending from
FOX
Dec 30, 2010 10:00pm EST
saying the place was unfit for people or animals. fox 5's stacey cohan has more. >> reporter: ma'am, do you have any comment about the seizure of your animals? >> no comment. >> reporter: this is mats in woman accused of keeping 21 dog -- the manassas woman accused of keeping 21 dogs in unlivable conditions inside this townhome. she was busy taking her belongings out of the house as it has been deemed unfit for human habitation. stickers and signs outside the home make it clear she is a dog love ever and at least one neighbor said she claimed to be running a rescue organization. >> we knew she was a dog rescuer and she took sick dogs that were in danger of dying. >> reporter: but according to authorities, conditions inside the home were also putting the dogs in danger. animal feces, acrid ammonia and trash debris covered the inside according to law enforcement. the dogs were all small breeds like these, poodles, papillions and malates. >> i think she loved those animals without any question. i don't think she had a sense of reality taking care of that many. >> when i was walking my dogs
FOX
Dec 20, 2010 6:00pm EST
. fairfax county said the dog is not welcomed at school. stacey cohan has more. >> reporter: it took the stevens family two years of waiting and raising $20,000 just to get this highly trained -- trapped animal and hoped it would be andrew's gateway into a world filled with other children and instead, it led to a dog fight between his family and fairfax county. [ indiscernible ] >> this is andrew stevens' classroom and that is a chair, a table and mom. a few years ago, his family found out why it was tough for him. he suffers from lennox gastow send room. >> that is a rare form of epilepsy, they have multiple types of seizures not controlled by medications. >> reporter: for years, she kept him home terrified for her son's safety and decided he should return to public school. a doctor suggested a service dog and a few weeks ago, aleah joined the family and is trained to alert when andrew is having or is about to have a seizure and there is something else, implanted in his upper chest. that also connects him to this dog. >> and like a pacemaker on underneath the pocket of his skin and
FOX
Dec 29, 2010 5:00pm EST
and salaries were frozen. fox 5s stacey cohan has the news edge on the search
FOX
Dec 31, 2010 5:00pm EST
is fine. i'm stacey cohan, i'll have that story coming up. >>> and didbley the kid get his pardon? new mexico governor bill richardson made his decision. we'll have the answer.  >> it's not just a new year but a new decade. we sent the photojournalist lance ing out to see what they're hoping for in the next decade. >> come on. >> reporter: the 2000s rolled in with the exception of september 11th, it's been a great decade. having kids, playing this, friends and family, working for the navy. >> have to say goodbye to so many -- that my husband and i took before the kids all came. >> this is a great -- . >> and changes. say goodbye to bad economic times and see more difficult times and see more homeless people around. >> i feel that home is a nest. the principle of tao is where the nest you begin. i don't feel the need to come back to my beginnings. i feel like i can outstretch and reach the farthest reaches of all horizons. and in my own personal life, i'm looking forward to a job in construction. >> when you get to be seniors as we are, each year you lose a few of your comrades
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